Members and Pediatrics in the News

Members and Pediatrics in the News

May 2017

MCAAP member Dr. Michelle Dalal featured
Delta Dental of Massachusetts Selects Local Leader as 2017 Health Equity Hero
Delta Dental

MCAAP member Dr. Jason Reynolds featured
Wareham Doctor Receives 2017 Community Clinician of Year Award
Wicked Local Wareham

MCAAP member Dr. Cody Meissner featured
2017 Immunization Champions
CDC Website

April 2017

MCAAP member Dr. Sean Palfrey featured
Lead Safety Budget Cuts
Living on Earth

MCAAP member Dr. Sean Palfrey featured
Proposed Regulations Target Lead Poisoning In Massachusetts
WGBH News

MCAAP member Dr. Lloyd Fisher featured
Reliant Medical’s Dr. Fisher Named 2017 “Immunization Champion”
GoLocalWorcester

February 2017

MCAAP member Dr. John R. Schreiber featured
Medical College Physicians Announces New CEO,  John R. Schreiber, MD, MPH
Urban Milwaukee

January 2017

MCAAP member Dr. Henry Dorkin featured
ChBE alum Henry Dorkin Elected President of Massachusetts Medical Society
Lehigh University Engineering News

September 2016

MCAAP member Dr. John Synder featured
Dr. Bob Sears Could Lose License For Medical Negligence — Not Vaccine Choice
Forbes

MCAAP Member Dr. Michael Yogman featured
AAP Senior Section Child Advocacy Award
Section on Senior Members
Michael Yogman, M.D., M.Sc., FAAP
He is assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and practices in Cambridge, Mass. Dr. Yogman, who chairs the Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health, is a member of the Council on Early Childhood, Section on Administration and Practice Management, Section on Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Section on International Child Health, and Section on Obesity.

August 2016

MCAAP members Dr. Sean Palfrey and Dr. John Snyder featured
How did RI win acceptance of HPV vaccine?
The Boston Globe

MCAAP member Dr. Jonathan Schwab featured
Pediatrician Uses Back-to-school Physical to Engage Young People in Health
MassLive.com

July 2016

MCAAP member Dr. Michael Jellinek featured
On the AAP’s Latest Clinical Report on Teen Suicide

June 2016

MCAAP member Dr. Judith Palfrey featured
Honoring a Young Patient’s Life Cut Short By Gun Violence

MCAAP member Dr. Michael Yogman featured
Don’t Forget the Dads

May 2016

MCAAP member Dr. Malek Mazzawi featured
SOM 2016 Capstones Target Childhood Asthma, Food Insecurity, Diabetes Among Homeless
UMass Med Now

April 2016

MCAAP member Dr. Judith Owens featured
Two Renowned Adolescent Sleep Experts to Visit Greenwich
Greenwich Free Press

March 2016

MCAAP member Dr. Ben Kruskal featured
What you need to know about mumps
www.Boston.com

MCAAP member Dr. Brian Orr featured
Column: Fixing the primary care billing mess
The Salem News

February 2016

MCAAP member Dr. H Cody Meissner featured
Zika Virus: What Pediatricians Need to Know
Contemporary Pediatrics

January 2016

MCAAP member Dr. Michael Yogman featured
2015 Whole Child Award
Simms/Mann Institute

MCAAP member Dr. Elise Taveras featured
Does Poverty Predetermine Pediatric Obesity?
Family Practice News

November 2015

MCAAP member Dr. Claire McCarthy featured
Why Massachusetts Wants to Raise the Smoking Age to 21
Christian Science Monitor

October 2015

MCAAP member Dr. Elizabeth Goodman featured
PHYSICIAN FOCUS: Protecting Our Children’s Health
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MCAAP member Dr. Sharon Levy featured
Treatment Is Good, Prevention Is Better: How Best To Keep Our Kids Off Drugs
Wbur.com

August 2015

MCAAP member Dr. David Norton featured
Examining the ongoing debate on vaccinating your children
Western Mass News

July 2015

MCAAP Members featured
Children’s Hospital plans to expand in Boston, Waltham
The Boston Globe

June 2015

MCAAP Member Dr. Richard Moriarty featured
Parents, Doctors Debate Merits of Mandatory Vaccination
State House News

MCAAP Member Dr. Sean Palfrey featured
Measles Diagnosed in Child Visiting Island
The Cape Cod Times

February 2015

MCAAP Member Dr. Sean Palfrey featured in several articles regarding vaccination
Vaccines are Key
The Boston Herald

Defense Rules
Huffington Post

The Measles Outbreak and the Value of Vaccines
MMS Physician Focus TV

Outbreak is a Reminder That We Mustn’t Let Our Guard Down
The Boston Globe

MCAAP Members Drs. Michael L. Goldfein, David P. Norton, Benjamin Kruskal, Anita Feins and Jonathan Schwab featured
Pediatricians Struggle To Win Over Vaccine Refusers
Boston.com

MCAAP Members Drs. Deborah Buccino and John Snyder featured
Measels Outbreak Raises Vaccine Concerns, But May Not Change Minds
NEPR

Different Definitions Muddy Measures of Pediatric Homes
Medscape

January 2015

MCAAP Member Dr. Arvin Garg featured
Well Child Clinic-Based Screening and Referral Increases Use of Community Resources Medscape

December 2014

MCAAP Member Dr. James Perrin featured
Pediatric Coverage a “Patchwork” Under Affordable Care Act
Medscape

MCAAP Member Dr. Sean Palfrey featured
If Guns Threaten Health Like Smoking or HIV, What Should Doctors Do?
CommonHealth

MCAAP Member Dr. Linda Sagor featured
Experts Corner:  Parents Need Guidance on how to Keep Babies Safe While They Sleep
UMass MedNOW

October 2014

MCAAP Member Jeanne Van Cleave, MD featured
‘Desensitized’ Parents Let Kids Watch More Movie Violence, Sex
Aetna Health News

MCAAP Member Andrew Zimmerman, MD featured
Chemical Found in Broccoli May Improve Symptoms in Autism in Young Men
Design & Trend

MCAAP Member Robert D. Sege, MD, PhD, FAAP featured
Pediatrics and Gun Violence among Children and Adolescents
HCP Live

August 2014

MCAAP Member, Dr. Natalie Stavas featured
Remembering Boston
CDC

Pediatricians Recommend Later Start Times for Teens

 June 2014

MCAAP Member, Dr. Rick Goldstein featured
Training community-based pediatricians in palliative care
MedPage Today

MCAAP Members, Dr. Sean Palfrey and Dr. Huy Nguyen quoted
Measles_spike_a_concern
Boston Herald.com

MCAAP Member, Dr. Alexy Arauz Boudreau MD, MPH featured
Care coordination, medical homes improve specialty care for special needs children
Healio.com

May 2014

MCAAP Member, Christian Pulcini featured
Christian Pulcini selected: Mass Medical Society Medical Scholars
MMS.org

April 2014

Too Much Television Linked To Poorer Sleep In Kids
Forbes

MCAAP Member, Dr. Robert Abrams featured
Pediatrician Robert Abrams named Community Clinician of the Year
Masslive.com

MCAAP Member, Dr. Health Forkey featured
Editorial: For children, exposure to violence may lead to violence
Masslive.com

February 2014

MCAAP Member, Dr. Don Berwick featured
Don Berwick, pediatrician and ex-US Medicare official, seeks to become next Mass. governor (2_22_14 6 52 pm)
The Republic

Pediatrics Group Balks at Rise of Retail Health Clinics
WSJ.com

January 2014

MCAAP Member, Dr. Robert Sege featured
Experts warn against common household hazards
Metrowest News

MCAAP Member, Christina Dorell, MD, MPH featured
HPV vaccination refusal, delay continued by some parents
Helio.com

November 2013

MCAAP Member, Dr. John Synder featured
More parents are refusing immunizations for their children, raising fears among the medical community of disease outbreaks
Boston.com

In-office parent training improved disruptive child behavior
Psychiatric Annals

October 2013

NARH Pediatric Unit Closure Draws Opposition
iBerkshires

Editorial: Preserving Pediatric Care at Cooley Dickinson
Gazettenet.com

Physicians Wait Times Analyzed by Specialty
Medical Press

MCAAP Member, Dr. John Synder featured
Rising Number of Western MA Vaccine Skeptics, a Quandary for Doctors
WBUR

Despite SIDS Risk, Study Finds Babies Share parents’ Beds
MASSLIVE

September 2013

MCAAP Member, Dr. Donald Berwick featured
Morning Break: Berwick Speaks, Vaccine Refusals
MedPage Today

MCAAP Member, Dr. Donald Berwick featured
Play It Safe: 5 of the Most Dangerous Youth Sports
Wicked Local

August 2013

Doctors Can Help Prevent Teen Smoking
USA TODAY

Fat Letters’ Take the Stage in Childhood Obesity
WebMD

Autistic Traits More Common in Kids with ADHD
MedPage Today

July 2013

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Ophthalmology Volume 51 
PR Web

New Scientific Discovery May Hold Key to Saving Infants with Downs Syndrome
National Catholic Register

Bacolod-born scientist one of Time Magazine’s most influential people
GMA News

Getting a doctor’s appointment takes a while
Taunton Daily Gazette

Pediatric pot causes controversy
WWLP 22News

June 2013

MCAAP Member, Dr. Bob Sege featured

Boston Pediatrician: Families Can Act First on Gun Control
Boston Globe

MCAAP Member, Dr. Sarabeth Broder-Fingert featured

Race May Influence Quality of Autism Care
Clinical Advisor

MCAAP Member, Dr. Donald Berwick featured
Berwick Makes Campaign for Governor
MCAAP Members, Drs. Eric Ruby and John O’Reilly featured
Mass. presses Morton Hospital to reconsider closing pediatric unit
The Boston Globe

April 2013

MCAAP Member, Dr. Judy Palfrey featured
Guns Kill Twice as Many Kids as Cancer Does
USA Today

MCAAP Members featured
Early Childhood Summit 2013: Innovation and Opportunity
Early Education for All Blog

MCAAP Member, Dr. Maryanne Felice featured
UMass Memorial Physician Honored by Massachusetts Medical Society
Go Local Worcester

March 2013

MCAAP Member, Dr. Linda Sagor
UMass Memorial Physician Honored by Massachusetts Medical Society
Go Local Worcester

MCAAP Member, Dr. Claudia Gold
What is Children’s Mental Health Care?
The Boston Globe

MCAAP Member, Dr. Ellen Perrin
Children’s Access to Mental Health Care in MA is Growing
The Boston Globe

MCAAP Member, Dr. Mike Yogman
Preschool Programs Can Make a Crucial Difference in Kids’ Lives
The Boston Globe

Explaining Childhood Chronic Pain
BioscienceTechnology.com

Researchers Describe First ‘Functional HIV Cure’ in Infant
Medicalxpress.com

More Vaccinations for Toddlers Do Not Increase Risk of Autism

Journal of the American Academy of Physicians Assistants

February 2013

MCAAP Member, Dr. Bob Sege featured

NEW: Massachusetts Medical Society Urges Parents to Learn about Child Sex Abuse
Go Local Worcester

MCAAP Member, Dr. Bob Sege featured
Youth Violence and Child Abuse
The Massachusetts Medical Society – Physician Focus

Mass Bill to Ban Data Mining of Student Emails
Wired.com

January 2013

Local Schools See Value in Recess
The Boston Globe

MCAAP Members, Drs. Judy and Sean Palfrey featured
Keeping Kids Away from Guns
NY Times

December 2012

MCAAP Member, Dr. Marianne Felice featured
Child Health Study Coming to Worcester
News Telegram.com

MCAAP Member, Dr. Robert Sege featured
Medical Society Offers Free Brochures on Violence Prevention Study
iBerskires.com

November 2012

Pediatricians recommend that “Plan “B” should be available to teens
Airtalk

MCAAP Member, Dr. Carole Allen featured
11-Member Health Policy Commission to begin work on Friday
The Boston Globe

MCAAP Member, Dr. James Perrin featured
Pediatrics Leader Talks about Biggest Issues Facing Kids
The Boston Globe

MCAAP Member, Dr. Sharon Levy featured
Youth Substance Abuse Treatment
Massachusetts Medical Society’s Physician Focus

October 2012

ADHD Drugs Welcome Benefit: Reducing Risk of Smoking
Psychiatry News

MCAAP Member, Dr. Robert Sege featured
Pediatricians Call for Strict Gun Laws to Protect Kids
Reuters

MCAAP Member, Dr. Dorothy Kelly featured
Study Finds Sleep Deprived Student Lash out, Do Poorer in School
Fox News

September 2012

MedFlight Crews reunite with former pediatric patients at Hanscom
The Lincoln Journal

MCAAP Member, Dr. Safdar Medina featured
Mass High School to Focus on bettering handling of concussions
NECN.com

Concussions
Massachusetts Medical Society’s Physician Focus

August 2012

Ask the Pediatrician: West Nile and EEE
22 News WWLP.com

Holyoke and Springfield Physicians give out books at regular children’s exams
MassLive.com

July 2012

Docs at odds over kids cholesterol test guidance
The Boston Globe

MCAAP Member, Dr. Thomas Hyde featured
North County Pediatrician Retires After 38 Years
iBerkshires.com

MCAAP Member, Dr. John Knight featured
Youth Substance Abuse
Massachusetts Medical Society’s Physician Focus

June 2012

Pediatrician and musician Lisa Wong talks about the link between music and medicine
The Boston Globe

May 2012

Three Ways Doctors Can Take on Insurers
The Boston Globe 

State allows pharmacies to offer more vaccines
The Boston Globe 

MCAAP Member, Dr. Christina Scirica featured
CDC: Almost Half of American Adults will be Obese in 2030

April 2012

MCAAP Member, Dr. Linda Sagor featured
Sagor expanding role in keeping foster kids healthy
News from the University of Massachusetts

Youth Obesity ‘Substantially Decreases’ for Massachusetts Children
Education Week News (blog)

Decreasing Prevalence of Obesity Among Young …
Pediatrics – pediatrics.aappublications.org

MCAAP Member, Dr. Robert Sege featured
Mass. toddler survives abuse, has lingering woes
Boston.com

Death From Accidental Injuries Among Kids Drops 30%: CDC
U.S. News & World Report

Mom’s Health While Pregnant Linked to Autism Risk
WebMD

Senior Lookout: ‘Bitter Truth’ drives home facts about sugar
Gloucester Daily Times

Yoga shows psychological benefits for high-school students
Science Daily (press release)

March 2012

Pharmacy Communication to Adolescents and Their …
Pediatrics

HHS announces new members of the Interagency Autism Coordinating …
Left Brain/Right Brain

Push is on for adults to receive whooping cough vaccine
Wicked Local

Marijuana: Decriminalized, but still dangerous
Wicked Local

MCAAP Member, Dr. Peter Kenny featured
Area doctors assess Cooley Dickinson-Mass General merger
GazetteNET

Hoping That Art Helps With Healing
New York Times

SPECIAL REPORT: Will expanded vaccine help fight whooping cough?
Wicked Local

MCAAP member, Dr. David Keller featured
A toddler law, with promise
Worcester Telegram

Researchers Discover Mechanism in Cells That Leads to Inflammatory …
Newswise

Sleep deprivation and teens: ‘Walking zombies’
Washington Post

New treatment shows promise for kids with life-threatening bone …
HealthCanal.com

MCAAP Member, Dr. Megan Sandel featured
Sandel to speak at Homelessness Forum in Concord
Wicked Local

MCAAP Member, Dr. Andrew Zimmerman featured
Can some children grow out of autism?
Independent Online

Harvard Medical School launches $10M primary care project
Boston Business Journal

MCAAP Member, Dr. James Perrin featured
Youngest kids in class more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD
KTVQ Billings News

‘White picket fence kid’ and drug use
Wicked Local

More kids seek tans as they age
Sun-Sentinel

February 2012

Finding Food Allergy Allies
Wall Street Journal

HPV Vaccine Recommended for Boys; Lumberjacks Get Most Sleep
FOX 21 Online

TO YOUR HEALTH: Feb. 23
Wicked Local

MCAAP Member, Dr. James Perrin featured
Is It ADHD or Immaturity? Recent Research Says The Answer Isn’t …
TribLocal

MCAAP Members, Drs. Elizabeth Woods and Shari Nethersole featured
Home visits for asthma: a win for both patients and payers
HealthCanal.com

New study warns parents about ‘discriminating’ against their …
Lifesite

Ask the Pediatrician: Lyme Disease
WWLP 22News

MCAAP member, Dr. Lynda Young featured
Mass. can do better on prescription checks
CommonWealth magazine

MCAAP Member, Dr. Sarah de Ferranti featured
Screening Children for Cholesterol
New York Times (blog)

Could Taxes Or Food Stamp Restrictions Tame America’s Sweet Tooth?
North Country Public Radio

Taxes And Food Stamp Restrictions Proposed To Tame America’s Sweet …
NPR

MCAAP Members, featured: Drs. Eric Fleegler, Eugenia Chan, and Jeff Burns
Innovation Day 2012: a Time To Inform and Inspire
MarketWatch (press release)

New Powers, Like Writing Prescriptions, For Nurse-Midwives
WBUR